Offered in affordable colour-themed packets with 5 yards each of 3 colours, 15 yards in total, this is the preferred thread for professional bookbinders and is ideal for exposed spine bindings such as the Coptic, Longstitch, Secret Belgian and Japanese Stab Stitch.
Also used for leather goods work, macrame, beading, jewellery making, strong mending, etc. Pre-waxed, 4 ply (just under 1mm, comparable to 12/4). It's also a great way to package up gifts!
You can also choose a 'custom' packet with 5 yards of 3 x colours of your choice (or if you prefer, 15 yards of a single colour), or order the 'entire collection' with 5 yards of each colour.
PACKETS (colour combinations updated March 2017)
Autumn: Rust, Orange, Yellow
Browns: Chocolate, Nut, Tan
Natural: Tan, Natural, White
Greyscale: Black, Grey, White
Greens: Emerald, Forest, Olive (Olive replaces Mint)
Purples: Maroon, Purple, Lilac
Pinks: Red, Hot Pink, Magenta (Magenta replaces Soft Pink)
Blues: Navy, Mid, Light
Aqua: Turquoise, Teal, Light Blue
Spring: Coral, Sherbet Lemon, Pale Green (Coral replaces Magenta)
CUSTOM: your choice of 3 colours, 5 yards of each (or 15 yards of one colour). Please specify colours in the 'Note To BOUND' box at checkout (if this does not appear, just email firstname.lastname@example.org with your selection).
ENTIRE COLLECTION: 5 yards of 27 different colours. No duplicates and 15% off - you pay £57.37 (full price £67.50).
PLEASE NOTE: Some images show whole spools and in the foreground the 5 yards of each colour you will receive. Colours may vary slightly between dye lots and may appear different in person due to variations in your device's screen. If colour matching is crucial you can order a shade card here. If you're looking for whole spools, please get in touch as these can be pre-ordered twice a year, next taking pre-orders in July 2017.
A shade card for Crawford Waxed Irish Linen Thread enabling you to get a true idea of colour and to colour match with the other materials in your project.
If you would prefer to go ahead and order your packet(s) of thread right away, you can click here. The shade card shows each packet of 3 complimentary colours:Greyscale: Black, Charcoal Grey, White
Spring: Magenta, Sherbet, Pale Green
The cost of a shade card can be redeemed against one future purchase of thread - just leave a note when you order your thread packet(s) with your shade card order number, and I'll deduct £5 from your purchase.
All you need to get started with Memory Books, this pack will be especially appreciated if you are giving the book as a gift.Includes:
- Roll of 250 acid-free, self-adhesive clear photo corners for mounting photographs.
- Pack of 64 acid-free glue dots for affixing cards, swatches, ticket stubs, magazine clippings and other mementoes. Easy to use, permanent instant fix.
Please note that manufacturer and packaging may vary.
All dimensions indicate external dimensions of the closed book. Memory Books have 128 pages of heavy paper & spacers for inclusions; Guest Books, Journals & Sketchbooks have Mohawk Superfine Smooth 118gsm paper, usually 192 pages unless otherwise indicated in the product listing. Pagination can be adjusted a little for bespoke books, speciality artists' papers on request.
|A4 Large Portrait||12 inches or 305 mm||8.5 inches or 215 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A4 Large Landscape||8.5 inches or 215 mm||12 inches or 305 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A5 Medium Landscape||6 inches or 155 mm||8.5 inches or 215 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A5 Medium Portrait||8.5 inches or 215 mm||6 inches or 155 mm||1.5 inches or 35 mm|
|A6 Small Landscape||4.5 inches or 114 mm||6 inches or 155 mm||1 inch or 25 mm|
|A6 Small Portrait||6 inches or 155 mm||4.5 inches or 114 mm||1 inch or 25 mm|
96 pages of Mohawk Superfine 118gsm paper
|One Size||3 inches or 76 mm||2.25 inches or 60 mm||20 mm or 0.75 inches|
60 pages of 130 gsm paper
|One Size||6 inches or 148 mm approx.||4.5 inches or 108 mm approx.||20 mm or 0.75 inches|
With Mohawk Superfine 118gsm paper
|A4 Large||297 mm or 11.5 inches approx.||205mm or 8.25 inches approx.||64 pages|
|A5 Medium||210 mm or 5.75 inches approx.||145 mm or 5.75 inches approx.||56 pages|
|A6 Small||150 mm or 6 inches approx.||100 mm or 4 inches approx.||48 pages|
|A7 Pocket||106 mm or 4.25 inches approx.||72 mm or 2.75 inches approx.||40 pages|
8 pages of Mohawk heavy paper
|A5 Medium Portrait||TBC|
|A6 Small Landscape|